Three Kings (1999) Poster



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Gunga Din (1939)
3 Godfathers (1948)
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Bart Simpson doll tied to hood of Humvee due to "Baghdad Betty" urban legend saying that while American troops are away fighting Bart Simpson is sleeping with their wives.
ER (1994) (TV Series)
Boogie Nights (1997)
Mark Wahlberg's characters in both movies hail from Torrance, California

Referenced in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Episode dated 23 September 1999 (1999) (TV Episode)
Discussed during the Roger Ebert interview.
Timecode (2000)
Training Day (2001)
Rock Star (2001)
Mark Wahlberg plays a character with expertise of photocopiers.
Entourage: Talk Show (2004) (TV Episode)
poster seen
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
JCVD (2008)
one of the employees references it but doesn't say the title
Battlefield: Bad Company (2008) (Video Game)
The single player campaign is about soldiers stealing gold.
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.21 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "War Films"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.43 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bradley Cooper mentions that David O. Russell directed the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.83 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that David O. Russell directed the film
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Film 2017: Episode dated 11 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Xan Brooks when reviewing The Monuments Men (2014)
Family Guy: High School English (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.92 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "A Triple Feature" category
Injustice 2 (2017) (Video Game)
Aquaman and Black Adam's chapter is named after the film.
NCIS: Rendezvous (2017) (TV Episode)
Movie plot compared to SEAL presence in Paraguay.
The Andrew Klavan Show: Is O'Reilly Different from Weinstein? (2017) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan mentions the movie by name.


La Haine (1995)
The character of Capt. Said can be seen watching the opening credits of this film.

Featured in 

An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice Cube (1999) (Video)
Was shot during the making of "Three Kings" and also features a few scenes from it
At the Movies: The Bill Clinton Interview (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Under the Bunker: On the Set of 'Three Kings' (2000) (Video)
featured in documentary
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
"Explosions Make You Fly" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The American/Going the Distance/Machete (2010) (TV Episode)
'George Clooney in 3 Minutes or Less' segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.88 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Tony Gardner and Alterian Inc (2013) (TV Episode)
The "bullet inside the body" scene is shown, featuring Alterian's effects.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mark Wahlberg Performances (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is ranked number 4
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Treasure Hunters (2014) (TV Episode)
Archie Gates, Troy Barlow & Chief Elgin are #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mexican Standoffs in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
War is Hell is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Emergency or Improptu Movie Surgery Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Airing It Out is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Serious Movie Electrocution Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Electrically Shocking Interrogation is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movies Set in the Desert (2015) (TV Episode)
Three Kings is #2.

Spoofed in 

South Park: Red Sleigh Down (2002) (TV Episode)
The scene where Santa Claus is tortured is very similar to the torture scene in Three Kings. The Iraqi who tortures Santa is drawn to look like the Iraqi who tortured Mark Wahlberg's character and calls Santa "My Main Man."

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